Author Archives: Cassandra Popescu

About Cassandra Popescu

Cassandra is a writer and photographer based in Toronto, Ontario. In 2015, she picked up a camera and dove into concert photography. Since then, she has covered events like Festival d'été de Québec, Wayhome, Toronto Urban Roots Festival, Field Trip, Canadian Music Week, NXNE, and many more.
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Haviah Mighty on the release of ‘Stock Exchange’ and Self-Validation as an Artist

Toronto x Brampton multi-award-winning artist/producer/DJ Haviah Mighty has shared her latest project, Stock Exchange, the follow-up to her Polaris Music Prize-winning album 13th Floor. The mixtape highlights Haviah’s expansion as a producer and features a cast of incredible collaborators, including…

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The Fretless Release New Collaborative Album Open House

JUNO Award winners, The Fretless, have teamed up with a handful of influential Canadian artists to bring us Open House, a collaborative new project pairing the rich texture of a string quartet with stunning vocal arrangements. Comprising of Ben Plotnick (Fiddle/Viola),…

Joy Crookes press photo. Joy is waring an orange jumpsuit and standing in front of a beige backdrop.

Joy Crookes on Debut Album Skin, Identity, and Honesty in Songwriting

Joy Crookes has shared her most introspective and truthful work yet with the highly-anticipated release of her debut album Skin. The 22-year old singer-songwriter draws on personal experiences from adolescence and early adulthood to present listeners with her full self…

Domanique Grant press photo. Domanique is sitting on a vintage pink couch wearing a yellow jumpsuit

Domanique Grant Tackles Social Media Beauty Standards in Airbrush

Toronto soul-pop singer, songwriter, producer, and director Domanique Grant has released Airbrush, a video challenging beauty norms and standards on social media through a light-hearted, satirical approach. The video was directed by Domanique Grant and Alim Z Sabir, with choreography…

re.verse and Skratch Bastid on stage

Photos: Skratch Bastid and Friends at CityView in Toronto

Skratch Bastid and Friends brought the party of the summer to CityView in Toronto on August 27th, 2021. The stacked lineup featured performances from Haviah Mighty and Shad, as well as two sets with re.verse, a unique full-band collaboration with…

Golden Hour stage at sunset

A Night Under the Stars with Golden Hour Fest

Golden Hour Fest, a drive-in music festival located in the heart of Prince Edward County at Mustang Drive-In, treated music lovers to a cozy night under the stars on August 22nd, 2021. The show featured a lineup of Canadian folk…

Skratch Bastid and Friends poster announcing the lineup with Shad, Haviah Might, and re.verse

Join Skratch Bastid & Friends at CityView Drive In

Calling all music lovers! As we approach the end of summer, it seems only appropriate to go out with a bang, and Skratch Bastid is putting together a celebration to remember at CityView in Toronto this Friday, August 27th. With…